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These newly-engineered parasitic worms can kill cancer cells

These newly-engineered parasitic worms can kill cancer cells

Back in November of 2021, we brought you news of scientists developing a cancer screening test using genetically engineered roundworms to detect early signs of pancreatic cancer from just a drop of urine.  Now, researchers from Osaka University have discovered that a particular kind of microscopic worm known as nematodes can kill cancer cells, according to …

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Award-Winning Photo Captures The Grisly Spectacle of Starfish Swarming to Feed

Award-Winning Photo Captures The Grisly Spectacle of Starfish Swarming to Feed

An award-winning photographer has captured the somber moment when dozens of colorful starfish set about devouring a lifeless sea lion on the seafloor in California. Wildlife photographer David Slater captured the haunting photo in the shallow waters of Monterey Bay. The dead sea lion and its compatriots swimming in the background are most likely California …

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